Academic journal article Journal of Psychology and Theology

Counseling and Values. (Journal File)

Academic journal article Journal of Psychology and Theology

Counseling and Values. (Journal File)

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Cashwell, C. S., Young, J. S., Cashwell, T. H., & Belaire, C. (2001).

The inclusion of spiritual process in counseling and perceived counselor effectiveness

Vol. 45 (1), 145-151

The authors acknowledge there has been increased interest in the inclusion of spirituality into the counseling process. This article attempts to better understand the impact spirituality actually has on the therapeutic process. The authors proceeded to investigate the "universality myth" that spirituality effects all people in therapy the same way. The purpose of this study is to examine clients' levels of spirituality and the type of counseling in question (i.e., spiritual versus non-spiritual counseling).

Using a majority female population (155 of 228, 68%) with an average age of 20.52, the researchers worked with a sample of, primarily, European-American descent (76%) and adhernets of the Christian faith (85%). Further, the majority of the sample reported to be engaged in some sort of religious activity at least once per week (58%). …

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